This reprint of a groundbreaking history that traces American women's struggle for freedom, equality and unity in the labor movement follows the triumphs and set backs of this fight from the early Colonial labor associations to the late twentieth century.
Women and the American Labor Movement gives voice to the women who had to battle on the shop floor and in the union movement for dignity and respect and who through courage and tenacity won significant victories in struggle for equal rights.
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About the Author
Philip S. Foner (1910-1994) was a prolific people's historian, whose many works include Organized Labor and the Black Worker, 1619-1981, The Black Panthers Speak, Clara Zetkin: Selected Writings, and The Letters of Joe Hill, all published in new editions by Haymarket Books.
"An indispensable reference work for anyone interested in the history of the women's movement in the United States."-Wall Street Review